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sample rate

(digital signal processing)
The number of times an analog signal is measured (sampled) per second. The unit of sample rate is "samples per second". This is often expressed in kiloHertz (kHz). For example, "CD quality" sound has a sample rate of 44 kHz.

Compare data rate. See Nyquist frequency.

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The delay depends on the number of new TCP connections established by the host and the sample rate used for sFlow.
At a sample rate of 10 SPS the error at all pulsation frequencies was within about [+ or -]0.
On all but the fastest time base ranges the samples are decimated so that the sample rate can be reduced.
Regardless of the sample rate employed in digital data acquisition (DAQ) signals entering the sampler in the band above half the sampling frequency will be folded into the band below to distort and corrupt the signal of interest.
All six models offer a 2 GS/sec maximum sample rate with a long 250 sec capture time at full sample rate.
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ADCs are typically designed with maximum sample rate associated with the top memory of the family.
The Wave-Runner MXi has a maximum sample rate of 10 GS/s and a standard 12.
Because of the high sample rate and small spot, any pass line variations or vibration of the material does not affect the thickness measurement value.